Chandleur heads LEO A DALY interior architecture

Washington – September 8, 2009 – The Washington, D.C. office of international architecture, planning, engineering, interior design and program management firm LEO A DALY announces the appointment Diane Taitt Chandleur, Assoc. AIA, ASID, IIDA, as director of interior architecture.

Dianne Taitt Chandleur

Chandleur, who has more than 18 years of experience in interior design, architecture and project management, will be responsible for collaborating with the firm’s Washington, DC-based team to grow the office’s interiors practice, both regionally and internationally. She is the recipient of over eight professional design awards and has been featured in numerous publications including Contract Magazine, Interiors & Sources and Architecture Week. Embracing a holistic approach to design, her portfolio includes various projects in the Washington DC area such as Lockheed Martin, JE Robert Companies and the YMCA.

“We are very pleased to have Diane join our team,” says LEO A DALY Washington, D.C. Vice President and Managing Principal Alan Feltoon. “Her extensive interior design experience, coupled with her management skills, will prove invaluable as we continue to grow our interior design portfolio with first-rate projects.”

Chandleur received a Bachelor of Architecture from Pratt Institute in New York and a Master of Business Administration from Baruch College in New York. She belongs to several organizations, including the International Interior Design Association, American Society of Interior Designers and the American Institute of Architects.

She previously served as a partner-in-charge of interior design and production at GTM Architects in Bethesda, Md. She has also worked as an adjunct professor at Pratt Institute in Brooklyn, N.Y., The Art Institute of Washington in Rosslyn, Va., and Marymount University in Arlington, Va.

Established in 1915, LEO A DALY is an internationally renowned architecture, planning, engineering, interior design and program management firm. The company's portfolio includes award-winning projects in 65 countries, all 50 states and the District of Columbia. LEO A DALY currently employs more than 1,100 architects, planners, engineers and interior designers in 30 offices worldwide. The firm consistently ranks in the top 10 largest architecture, engineering and interior design firms in the U.S., and is listed in BD World Architecture’s top 30 global practices.

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